The Modern Fisher; or, Driffield Angler
The Modern Fisher; or, Driffield Angler

MACKINTOSH, Alexander. The Modern Fisher; or, Driffield Angler…

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MACKINTOSH, Alexander. The Modern Fisher; or, Driffield Angler… Derby: Henry Mozley. [n.d., c. 1821].

12mo. Sometime rebound in half green calf, sides with gilt rules and marbled boards, spine with gilt raised bands and centre tools and red morocco gilt labels, marbled endpapers; pp. xii + 249 + [I, contents]; previous owner's bookplate to front pastedown, very good.
Second edition, according to Westwood & Satchell earlier than the edition dated 1821 from the publisher which is identical but for a new title page and an engraved frontispiece. Originally published by the author in 1806 as The Driffield Angler. It contains some interesting material on fly tying through the seasons. Besides fishing, the author also addresses shooting and dogs.

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